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Cystoscopy is a procedure where a small instrument called a cystoscope is inserted into the urethra and advanced into the bladder in order to visualize the inside of the bladder.
Low: Cystoscopy has low risks - pain/discomfort, infection, and bleeding. The risk of bladder perforation should be almost zero unless a biopsy or tumor resection needs to be performed. These procedures should only be performed by a trained urologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medical education: Educate your self about your condition and your treatment options to include cystoscopy. Find out the risks involved with having the surgery vice not having the surgery. Write down your questions before you see your physician. Let the medical team know about your concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having a cystoscopy done tomorrow. Will the Dr performing the procedure be able to tell me if she sees anything or do I have to wait on a report?
Rigid cysto: A rigid cystoscopy is a procedure that involves a scope which is placed into the urethra and into the bladder. Water is used to distend the bladder so the inner lining can be inspected. Flexible cystoscopy is easier to tolerate in the office and rigid cystoscopy is more uncomfortable especially for men and is better under anesthesia. ...Read more
I am 24 years old and still wet the bed , I have tried all meds, alarms etc and nothing helps. I had a cystoscopy a few yrs ago and told was ok. ?
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Some discomfort: Cystoscopy involves placing a telescope into the bladder to make sure there aren't any abnormalities involving the inner surface or within the bladder. The procedure is usually done in the office and utilizes a flexible scope which is much less uncomfortable than metal rigid scopes used in the past. You may have some pressure and discomfort with insertion of the scope but lidocaine jelly is used ...Read more
Cysto: Yes. ...Read more
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